It’s Teenage Tyrion!

half a king

Half a King

By: Joe Abercrombie

Grade: A-

Joe Abercrombie was on my list of authors I want to read this year. For some reason he had always made me a bit nervous because I have the impression of long and dense series that will take a while. Half a King came highly recommended however and the main character was compared to Tyrion Lannister so I thought I’d give it a try.

And I am so happy I did!

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Tour These Rebel Waves!

the rebel waves blog tour

Welcome to the blog tour for These Rebel Waves!

(Stream Raiders #1)

By: Sara Raasch

Publishers: Balzer + Bray

Release Date: August 7, 2018

YA/Fantasy

Pirates, heretics, magic, conspiracies and politics galore. The These Rebel Waves tour is kindly put on by Fantastic Flying Book Club. Although I couldn’t get my ARC copy to download and got bored with trying so I bought my own. Luckily, I liked it!

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Films that Need a Musical Number

ella enchanted

While I’m not the biggest fan of musicals I was watching Ella Enchanted a few weeks back and it struck me that a good musical number or two can always put a smile on my face 🙂 You just have to know when to use them.

Which naturally got me thinking about the movies that could have used them/should definitely have them!

(FYI Possible Spiderman & Wonder Woman spoilers. Nothing that isn’t out in the news but if you are trying to stay completely spoiler free for either. Please don’t read.)

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Sabrina, Dead Girls & the Man Booker

sabrina

Sabrina

By: Nick Drnaso

Grade: C-

I leapt at reading Sabrina when I saw it was the first graphic novel ever on the Man Booker Award list. I love graphic novels and the subject matter- about a missing woman and the effects the media and social media have on the family and the story- well, it’s something that very much has interested me lately.

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What Happened to the Cheerleaders?

the cheerleaders

the cheerleaders

by: Kara Thomas

Grade: A

5 years ago a series of back-to-back tragedies involving the deaths of 5 cheerleaders shocked a town shocked a small town. Now Monica Rayburn- the younger sister of the last cheerleader to die that year discovers a series of strange warnings and finds her sisters old phone all of which makes her start to question what actually happened.

Who really killed the cheerleaders?

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